Madonna to Perform at Eurovision in Israel

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — Madonna will perform at the Eurovision contest in Israel in May. The pop icon and Kabbalah devotee will take the stage in Tel Aviv on May...

Jews and Jewish Roles Make Shortlist for Golden Globe Nominees

(JTA) — Plenty of Jewish actors as well as films and shows with Jewish content made this year’s Golden Globes shortlist. Here are the Jewish nominees for the award, presented by...

Israeli Politician to US Singer: You Are Being Used by Palestinian Terror Groups

A top Israeli politician reached out to Lana Del Rey on Monday, three days after the American singer and songwriter announced she was postponing an upcoming performance in the...

Black Jewish Actor Jussie Smollett Assaulted in Possible Hate Crime

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — Actor Jussie Smollett, best known for his work on the show “Empire,” was hospitalized in Chicago on Tuesday following an assault that is being described...

We Only Have Ears for Kobi

(MostlyJewishMusic.com) -- As the Eurovision Song Contest gets underway in Tel Aviv, signs sponsored by Israeli burger chain “Burger Ranch” have been popping up. “Good luck to all Eurovision participants!” the sign reads...

Scarlett Johansson Signs $15 Million Deal for ‘Black Widow’ Movie

(JTA) — Actress Scarlett Johansson has signed a deal to play Marvel superhero Black Widow in a standalone movie for $15 million. Her paycheck will be equal to Chis Evans,...

Special Prosecutor to Investigate Dropped Charges Against Jussie Smollett

(JTA) — A local judge in Chicago has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett for lying to police...

Soccer stars Krieger, Harris Sign on to Remake Israeli Reality Show in U.S.

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — Another Israeli TV show is being remade for U.S. audiences: “GirlStar,” a reality show in which a group of celebrities train to beat various challenging teams...

Lesbian Comedian Did Not Want to Be Famous for Tussling With Rabbis

NEW YORK (JTA) — Leah Forster found herself thrust into the limelight this week, and she’s not so happy about it. Though the Jewish comedian has more than 23,000 followers on Instagram and plays...

Popular Shalva Band Won’t Play Eurovision Due to Shabbat Schedule

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1qsDSS0xUY&feature=youtu.be The Shalva group, a beloved Israeli band featuring musicians with special needs, has dropped out of the Eurovision Song contest because compulsory rehearsals for the Saturday-night finals will take...
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